President Jonathan, Professor Yemi Osinbajo & Their Wives Attend Thanksgiving and Inauguration Church Service in Abuja – PHOTOS!

President Jonathan and his wife, Patience Jonathan, along with Vice-President elect Professor Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Oludolapo Osinbajo attended the presidential Thanksgiving and Inauguration Church Service which held at the National Christian Center, Abuja yesterday, May 24th.

Beyonce Slays in African-Inspired Ankara Skirt – PHOTOS!

Beyonce took to Instagram a few hours ago to share some stunning photos in which she donned a fitted white tank top with a plunging cleavage-revealing neckline that was complemented with a pink African-inspired Ankara Skirt with a large bow on the front. Queen Bey also coordinated her outfit with a pair of strappy hot

‘No hurry to invest N4.6trn pension funds in infrastructure’


“It is important to note that safety of the pension fund takes very high premium over and above returns. Nobody says you shouldn’t make returns but not at the risk of losing money. So the industry is not going to throw money after risky investments,” Hussain stated.

Kim Jong-Un’s brother goes missing after attending concerts in London

34 year old Kim Jong-chol, older brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has gone missing after attending a pair of Eric Clapton concerts in London last week.Jong-chol, the middle son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, attended Clapton’s concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday and Thursday

Senate Presidency: Northern monarch lobbies emirs for Saraki


A first class emir that was forced out of his top Federal Government office may have joined the campaign to elect Senator Bukola Saraki as the president of the Senate. The post Senate Presidency: Northern monarch lobbies emirs for Saraki appeared first on Vanguard News.

PENGASSAN to Buhari: Technocrats, not politicians should run NNPC


The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has said the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, must ensure that technocrats, not politicians, head the board of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. The post PENGASSAN to Buhari: Technocrats, not politicians should run NNPC appeared first on Vanguard

Persistent oil sector contraction exposes years of mismanagement


Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy and oil producer has experienced yet another contraction in its oil and gas sector, the sixth in the last eight quarters, on account of significant underfunding and mishandling by government and the resulting uncertainty from policy flip-flops, according to BusinessDay investigations. The sector has witnessed unprecedented

Legal implications of Kashamu’s extradition


The Extradition Treaty between Nigeria and the United States was signed on June 24, 1935 while it entered into force on June 24, 1935. The treaty was signed with the United States by the British colonial regime which then exercised dominion over the territory of Nigeria. When Nigeria obtained political

The many ways Jonathan baffled me — Na’abba


Erstwhile speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Na`abba in this interview reviews the recent elections and how and why his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP faired poorly. He also advocates lessons for the victorious All Progressives Congress, APC to learn from the miseries of the PDP.

Jonathan is handing over a distressed country – APC

The All Progressives Congress on Sunday accused the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration of deliberately sabotaging the incoming administration by contriving crises without making any effort to resolve them. The party said the Jonathan administration was leaving behind a fractured economy without electricity, with no fuel and disgruntled workers on

Settle your differences, Kattey tells Amaechi, Wike

Ahead of the May 29, 2015 inauguration date, the Archbishop of the Diocese of Niger Delta North, Most Rev. Ignatius Kattey, has called on the outgoing Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and the Governor-elect, Mr.

Deconstructing Diezani, Nigeria’s outgoing petroleum minister


For all the controversies she hugged, Diezani Allison-Madueke remained untouchable as Nigeria’s minister of petroleum resources, a position she held since 2010 after Goodluck Jonathan was confirmed acting president. On the eve of her departure, this is an auspicious time to take a look at the profile of the woman

Senate presidency: Saraki, Lawan lobby Mark, PDP senators for support

The two candidates of the All Progressives Congress who will contest the Senate President position during the inauguration of the 8th Senate, Senators Bukola Saraki (Kwara Central ) and Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North), have shifted their campaigns to the Peoples Democratic Party’s senators-elect. Saraki and Lawan were initially preparing for

CCTV shows Alhaji, friend while stealing car

The police in Lagos have arrested an Alhaji, Ramon Adeleke, and his friend, Lukman Soyoye, for allegedly stealing a vehicle and selling it. Our correspondent learnt that 54-year-old Adeleke and Soyoye, 38, were picked up by the CCTV in front of a hotel on Allen Avenue, Ikeja, where the theft

Court fines DSS for illegal detention of ex-corper

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Director General of the Department of State Service, Ita Ekpeyong, and a complainant, Kola James, to pay N1m to a former corps member, Alli Bello, for being illegally arrested and detained. Justice Evoh Chukwu, in his judgment on the fundamental human

Residents nab suspected kidnappers posing as policemen

But for the intervention of the police, two suspected kidnappers would have been lynched in the Odoyanta, Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State on Sunday for allegedly kidnapping a fish farmer. PUNCH Metro learnt that the fish farmer, identified only as Kowope, was attacked in his farm by the suspects

Students protest seven robbery attacks in LUTH

There was pandemonium in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital on Sunday as students of the College of Medicine trooped out to protest against incessant robbery attacks on the campus. The campus gate in the Idi-Araba area was condoned off by the angry students, who prevented vehicular movements, while the school

Telcos demand greater board representation on universal service fund


Telecommunications companies in Nigeria are demanding greater representation on the board of the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF), amidst insinuations of  huge financial mismanagement  limiting its effectiveness. The mandate of the USPF as stipulated in the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 is to “promote the widespread availability and usage of network